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Latest News - Perfume & cosmetics

Counterfeit beauty: Not a victimless crime

14 July 2022

Fake cosmetics pose a threat to brand reputation, consumer health and companies' bottom lines. But beauty's black market has even uglier links

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Counterfeit skincare and make-up: how it's damaging the UK beauty industry.

24 January 2022

Phil Lewis, Director General of the Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) comments on Counterfeit skincare and make-up: how it's damaging the UK beauty industry.

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ACG exposing the truth behind counterfeiting on Channel 5 Programme

11 January 2022

Today, Channel 5 aired episode 20 of the Shoplifters & Scammers: At War with the Law programme. This episode saw an undercover team head to Bovingdon Market to see if an organised crime gang behind fake goods are back and up to their old tricks.

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About ACG

ACG represents more than 3,000 brands affected by this influx of fakes into the UK and delivers an international network of information, advice and contacts on all aspects of IP protection. Working with Government and law enforcement agencies since 1980, ACG is focused on providing an effective and sustained response to counterfeiting.

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Membership with the ACG is the best way to work with government and enforcement bodies to protect your brand. Our Roadshows and training days help you reach out to police, trading standards and border force officers and tell them about your genuine products.

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